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How outdoor brands are winning on social media.

Social media has revolutionized the way brands connect with their audiences, and the outdoor industry is no exception. With millions of people using social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter every day, the potential for reaching new customers and building brand loyalty is enormous. In this article, we’ll explore how outdoor brands are winning on social media and provide tips on how to utilize it effectively.

The outdoor industry has always been associated with adventure, exploration, and a love for the natural world. Social media has made it possible for brands to tap into this passion. Connecting with their audiences in new and exciting ways. Through visually stunning content, influencers, and user-generated content, outdoor brands can create a community of like-minded individuals who share a love for the outdoors. This community not only helps build brand awareness and loyalty but can also act as a powerful marketing tool for sharing new products and campaigns.

To utilize social media effectively, outdoor brands must create compelling content that resonates with their audience. This means sharing high-quality photos and videos that showcase their products in the context of the outdoors. It also means creating content that inspires and motivates their audience to get outside and explore. By sharing the stories of real people and their experiences in the outdoors, brands can create a powerful emotional connection with their audience and build a loyal following.

Outdoor brands should also consider partnering with influencers who share their values and can help amplify their message. “Influencer” used to mean individuals with large followings on social media — and sometimes still does. But recently “influencers” have come to be defined more by their engagement than the amount of followers. Either way, they’re partners who can help promote a brand’s products and message to their audience. When working with influencers, it’s important to find those who align with the brand’s values. They also must have a genuine interest in your products — consumers these days have a nose for BS. This will help ensure that the partnership is authentic and resonates with their audience.

Finally, outdoor brands should utilize social media as a tool for engagement with their audience. This means responding to comments, sharing user-generated content, and creating opportunities for their audience to connect with each other. By building a community around their brand, outdoor companies can create a powerful network of advocates. Advocates who will help spread their message and promote their products.

Social media has had a significant impact on the outdoor industry, no question. But now outdoor brands must utilize it effectively to remain relevant and competitive. By creating compelling content, partnering with influencers, and building a community around their brand, outdoor companies can establish a strong online presence and build lasting relationships with their audience.

PULL is a full-service branding and consulting agency specializing in outdoor brands. We have experience in both building brands from scratch and shepherding established brands to their next peak. 

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